Digital Strategist

Reference Number: ESP 1755
Location: New York, NY

Our client is a privately held digital marketing agency. They work with enterprise level clients such as Dos Equis, Clarks and Audi. The Digital Strategist is accountable for the planning, implementation and tracking of digital media plans. You will partner with the Group Account Director to set the strategic tone for the assigned accounts. You will assist in the creation of all important plans and presentations. The Digital Strategist is expected to have a strong working knowledge of the media space and available media research. In addition to his/her core account assignments, you are expected to take part in larger areas of agency development – aiding with new business pitches, committees and task forces. This role is a step toward greater leadership within the agency.

Objectives Of The Role

The Digital Strategist is responsible for managing all day-to-day media planning/client service activity for assigned accounts; and provides planning recommendations and offers resourceful problem-solving while developing and maintaining strong client relationships.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Develop, execute, and present mediaplans from inception to completion
  • Interface with clients, internal departments, and web publishers on a daily basis to manage online mediabuys in coordination with the digital team
  • Analyze campaigns and recommend strategic and tactical changes to maximize campaign performance
  • Manage client requests (i.e., plan changes, budget changes, market place information)
  • Continually seek a consumer-centric view in all strategic thinking
  • Coordinate with internal partners to create a holistic view of the business
  • Create a weekly written analysis of mediaperformance
  • Build a comprehensive mediaknowledge base and synthesize information into ideas
  • Review all work thoroughly to ensure high quality standard
  • Lead and manage the budget and client billing process to ensure accuracy

People Responsibilities

Other responsibilities as assigned

  • Lead by example while motivating and coaching a team of Planners and/or Assistants
  • Foster a good working relationship across all client teams to facilitate flawless execution of plans
  • Ability to work in a team environment that promotes collaboration
  • Effective communication across all levels
  • Ability to work successfully within a team as well as independently
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships interdepartmentally as well as outside the team

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines under pressure
  • Critical thinking and problem solving abilities
  • Strong analytical abilities and quantitative/qualitative skills
  • Complete knowledge of all digital Media, Search, SEO, SMM, Mobile, etc.
  • Solid understanding of the principles of marketing and advertising, mediaconcepts and terms, and creative and budget requirements
  • Strong written, presentation and verbal skills
  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint


Please reach out to jennifer@epicsearchpartners.com for detailed agency information and reference job#1755.

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